|Juan Prawda 4june2010 Yiddish Book Center|
Juan Prawda recently retired from his position with the World Bank. Born and raised in Mexico, he grew up attending secular Jewish schools from pre-school through high school. Prawda remembers his daily schedule down to the hour, from Yiddish Literature to Hebrew classes. In hindsight, Prawda laments the "phasing out" of Yiddish education in the Mexican schools, and that he never became fluent himself...
Keywords: Mexico; secular Jewish education; Yiddish education; Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project
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|Hanan Bordin 13july2010 Yiddish Book Center|
Hanan Bordin - Intermediate Yiddish teacher at the Yiddish Book Center's Steiner Summer Internship 2010 - was interviewed by Marcy Blattner on July 13, 2010 at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, Massachusetts. This interview is entirely in Yiddish. To cite this interview: Hanan Bordin Oral History Interview, interviewed by Marcy Blattner, Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project, Karmazin Recording Studio, Yiddish Book Center, July 13, 2010...
Keywords: Yiddish language interview; Yiddish; Yiddish education; Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project
|Yuri Vedenyapin 14july2010 Yiddish Book Center|
Yuri Vedenyapin - Yiddish teacher at the Yiddish Book Center's Steiner Summer Internship program. To cite this interview: Yuri Vedenyapin Oral History Interview, interviewed by Hadas Margulies, Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project, Karmazin Recording Studio, Yiddish Book Center, July 14, 2010. Video recording, http://archive.org/details/YuriVedenyapin14july2010YiddishBookCenter ( [date accessed] )
Keywords: Steiner Summer Internship Program 2010; Yiddish; Yiddish education; Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project
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|1,000 Yiddish Schools - Yiddish Book Center|
Jewish educator Fradle Pomerantz Freidenreich talks with Aaron Lansky about her work documenting every Yiddish school in North America. These schools, whose reach and influence were greater than Freidenreich imagined, are chronicled in her book, Passionate Pioneers: The Story of Yiddish Secular Education in North America, 1910-1960. Episode 23 May 22, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Aaron Lansky; Canada; Fradle Pomerantz Freidenreich; secular culture; Shules; united states; Yiddish; Yiddish Book Center Audio; Yiddish Education
|Diana Clarke 7July2010 - National Yiddish Book Center|
Diana Clarke discusses her path to Yiddish studies, involvement with the internship program and cultural influences of the language. She talks about Yiddish literature, finding a Yiddish community, arguing in Yiddish and the challenges of incorporating Yiddish in life. To cite this interview: Diana Clarke Oral History Interview, interviewed by Nora Feinstein, Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project, Karmazin Recording Studio, Yiddish Book Center, July 7, 2010...
Keywords: yiddish education; yiddishkeit; writing in yiddish; jewish cultural influences; creative writing; benefits of learning yiddish; challenges of learning yiddish; yiddish literature; elgenboygn